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Maintenance Best Practice


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Crucial to ensuring good maintenance in the workplace is to develop a culture of best practice before anything else. Maintenance Best Practice will provide students with a clear and compelling understanding of the benefits of adopting best practice, what constitutes best practice, and how to apply best practice on the job.

Maintenance Best Practice lays the foundation for maintenance tradespeople to adopt international maintenance standards. By positively influencing attitudes towards maintenance, this 4-day course leads to greater reliability of both people and machinery, reduced downtime and a more productive workforce.


Course content includes

  • Identification of how equipment deteriorates
  • Applying standards to maintenance activities
  • Application of Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
  • Failure Modes Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Using structured decision logic to analyse current and determine future maintenance tactics
  • Condition monitoring techniques
  • Collecting and analysing equipment and plant data
  • Using plant data to increase reliability


Price includes

Comprehensive training material, lunch, morning/afternoon tea, exam & project marking, ongoing e-mail support for project, registration of unit standards on successful completion.

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Maintenance Best Practice will:

  • Instil a culture of maintenance best practice in your workplace
  • Increase reliability of key plant and machinery
  • Improve productivity through a more structured approach to maintenance
  • Use staff time more effectively

Maintenance Best Practice is designed for:

  • Maintenance Technicians (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors

Maintenance Best Practice credits:

Successful completion of this course leads to unit standard 26564 – Demonstrate and apply knowledge of BCM in mechanical engineering plant. Level 5, Credits 10.

This unit standard can be used to partly satisfy the General & Maintenance engineering strand in the National Certificate of Mechanical Engineering Level 5 or the Electrotechnology strand in the National Certificate of Electrical Engineering Level 5 (advanced trade)

Delivery options:

  • Skills4Work Training Centre
  • On-site at your workplace
  • Virtual course
  • Distance learning


This course is designed to be flexible.

Whether you’re a you a company looking to upskill 8+ people in your team, or an individual looking for customised learning options, Maintenance Best Practice can be tailored to your company requirements or individual needs.

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Our suite of Maintenance Excellence programmes are best-in-class.

Whether you’re an organisation looking to see greater efficiency and productivity, or a maintenance tradesperson looking to advance your skills and your career, learn more about our Maintenance Excellence programmes today.


Upcoming Course Start Dates


Jun 2023

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Course Investment $1,995 + GST PP
Course Length 4 Full Days
Course Times 9am - 3pm
Location To be arranged
Next Course Date 19th June 2023

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